Jens Lehmann, an official Bundesliga ambassador, is in Asia as part of their Legends Tour. (Photo: Precious Communications)
The English Premier League has always been branded as one of the most exciting leagues in the world, but that assumption has been severely tested by its German counterpart in recent years.
The likes of Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund are regarded as genuine European football heavyweights, while other teams like Bayer Leverkusen, Schalke 04 and Borussia Moenchengladbach have helped to draw more attention to the Bundesliga with their slick performances in Europe.
A revamp of youth development has also injected vibrancy and former Germany goalkeeper Jens Lehman believes this has helped underpin the league’s rise in popularity.
“I think the pace of the game is higher now and the teams are getting fitter and fitter,” the 46-year-old told Yahoo Singapore on Monday at the Bundesliga’s Singapore office. He is here as an official ambassador of the league on theirRead More »from Premier League not spending wisely: Jens Lehmann